- Tobias George,1721–71, English novelist.
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I want Smollett's Works, for the sake of his incomparable humour.The Letters of Robert Burns
My new set of Smollett lay on the piano, and he greatly admired it.'Charge It'
He sums up Smollett and Goldsmith, but he also destroys them.Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens
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The girl refused to marry Smollett, and old Smollett backed her up.The Island Pharisees
And then I heard the voice of Captain Smollett issuing orders.Treasure Island
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- Tobias George. 1721–71, Scottish novelist, whose picaresque satires include Roderick Random (1748), Peregrine Pickle (1751), and Humphry Clinker (1771)
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